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ADVENTURES

  • Tour Aotearoa : 30 days, 3000km, Solo Bike Tour, New Zealand February 2018

  • Solo Van Life : Across the United States July 1st 2015-August 2017

  • SSAZ : Woman’s Dead Fucking Last, Canyon Creek AZ February 2015

  • AIDS Lifecycle : 545 miles/7 days, San Fransisco to Los Angeles, CA June 2013

  • Syllamo’s Revenge : Woman’s 15th Place, Mountain View, AR April 2013

  • Psycowpath MTB : Woman 2nd/3rd Place, Nebraska, Race Season 2013

  • Dakota-50 : Woman’s 28th Place, Spearfish, SD August 2012

Education/Certifications  

  • Self Taught Metalsmith/Jewelry Artist 2006-current

  • IMBA Level One Certification : 2016

  • Julian Cox Classic Cocktail Certification : 2015

Publications/Freelance Writing/creative content

  • Women Who Explore, Contributor, August-Current

  • Case of the Nomads YouTube, Monthly YouTube Videos, April 2017-Current

  • The Chronicles, Case of the Nomads Weekly Blog Post, June 2015-Current

  • LNK News (Print), Freelance Writer, May-June 2018

  • Facet Jewelry, Free Form Bi-Monthly Newsletter, May 2017-April 2018

  • Art Jewelry Magazine (Print), Easy Fold Forming: One Fold, Three Cuffs, November 2015

  • Art Jewelry Magazine (Print), Build an Asymmetrical Necklace from Sketch to Finish, May 2015

  • Art Jewelry Magazine (Print), Navigating the SNAG Circus, March 2015

  • Art Jewelry Magazine (Print), Omega Clip, September 2014

Awards

Residency

  • "Get Lost, Do Art", Host of Case of the Nomads Artist Residency, Joshua Tree National Park, CA March 29th-April 4th 2017

  • A-Z West, Andrea Zettel, Joshua Tree, CA April 2015

Lectures

  • Adventurer's Club of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA February 2018

  • LIV Winter Warm Up Ladies Event, Cycle Works, Lincoln NE February 2018

  • Perk Up Thursday Coffee, SCC Entrepreneurial Center, Lincoln NE August 2017

  • Findings Jewelry Symposium, Grand Marais, MN June 2017

  • SNAG Conference, New Orleans, LA May 2017

  • Tsuru, Lincoln, NE December 2016

  • Decorah High School, Decorah, IA December 2016

  • Palos Verde Art Center, Palos Verde, CA November 2016

  • Laurel School, Shaker Heights, OH April 2016

  • Brockway Center for Arts, Brockway, PA March-May 2016

  • Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, TX March 2016

  • University of North Texas, Denton, TX March 2016

  • Palos Verde Art Center, Palos Verde, CA February 2016

  • East Carolina University, Greenville, NC November 2015

  • Seton Hill University, Greensburgh, PA October 2015

  • Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA October 2015

  • Metal Flux Arts Center, Mentor, OH October 2015

  • Carlton College, Northfield, MN September 2015

  • MNJAG, Edina, MN September 2015

  • Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI September 2015

  • Grand Valley State University, Grand Valley, MI September 2015

  • Edinboro University, Edinboro, MI September 2015